Dr Kavitha Muthiah

Institute: Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Limited
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Current Project

Personalising Antiplatelet Therapy in Left Ventricular Assist Device Supported Patients

Some patients with severe heart failure require a mechanical heart pump known as left ventricular assist device to support them whilst waiting for a heart transplant. 

Although this pump is good at treating heart failure symptoms such as breathlessness and fatigue, they are prone to forming clots within them which may stop the…

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